6 Stretches That Can Relieve Shin Splints, From Our Charlotte University Podiatrist

January 1, 2020
Shin splints are one of the most common foot and ankle injuries to affect our patients, especially around the New Year and the start of the Spring sports season. This is because shin splints are primarily caused by suddenly increasing mileage or activity. So, if you’ve spent the last few...
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Wearing High Heels to Holiday Parties? Our Charlotte University Podiatrist Shares How Stay Comfortable 

December 24, 2019
The holidays mean parties, and parties mean high heels. And from a podiatrist’s perspective, high heels mean a host of problems like corns, calluses, plantar fasciitis, and ankle sprains. If you just can’t give up your heels for the season, here are some high heel tips to feel more comfortable...
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Ask a Charlotte University Foot Doctor: What Is Restless Leg Syndrome?

September 24, 2019
Restless Leg Syndrome, or RLS, is a disorder of the nervous system that causes an irresistible urge to move the legs. Because this usually interferes with sleep, RLS is often considered a sleep disorder as well. Below are some symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis for restless leg syndrome. If you...
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How to Protect Your Child’s Feet and Ankles this Football Season

September 17, 2019
Fall is finally here, bringing with it pumpkin spice candles, crackling leaves, and, for some of us, our favorite fall activity—football. If your child plays football, you’re no doubt gearing up for a season full of last-minute carpools, weekend games, and the inevitable scrapes and tumbles. Below, our Charlotte University...
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5 Post Foot Surgery Strategies To Improve Foot Health

July 18, 2018
Foot surgery is designed to fix toe and foot problems. However, surgery can cause unexpected side effects. The good news is that there are things that you can do to improve your foot health after you get surgery. 1. Wear the Right Footwear Your Charlotte University Area podiatrist will recommend...
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Diabetic Foot Care Products That Can Help Keep Your Feet Healthy | Charlotte University Podiatrist

January 3, 2018
Foot problems for diabetics are a concern. Diabetics are at an increased risk for a number of foot problems. However, there are many products that can help you keep your feet healthy. Wound Care Shoes, Socks and Insoles Your University Area podiatrist recommends that you keep your feet covered at...
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